Ashland Corporate

  • Business Solutions Manager - Enterprise Analytics & Corporate Solutions

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington | US-NJ-Bridgewater | US-OH-Dublin
    Job Post Information* : 9 months ago(9/22/2017 11:35 AM)
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  • Overview

    Ashland is seeking an IT Business Solutions Manager - Enterprise Analytics & Corporate Solutions to join our team.


    Primary IT global business partner responsible advancing analytics at Ashland.  Leads and collaborates with business leaders and IT colleagues to identify and design the technology solutions needed to increase the value of our business data and improve the work processes of Ashland’s Finance, Corporate Communications & Marketing, Human Resources and Legal teams.


    Position can be located in either Wilmington, DE, Dublin, OH, or Bridgewater, NJ.



    • Accountable for the enterprise-wide Corporate and Data & Analytics portfolios.
    • Contributes to the IT strategy and leverages relationships with key stakeholders globally to ensure alignment with the business strategies or objectives for achieving business success.
    • Provides insights from operationalizing data and contributes to business decisions based on key analytics, trends, patterns and correlations in Ashland’s enterprise data sets.
    • Key liaison for all analytics; leverages peer networks, external resources and experts to understand applicable trends and best practices for big data, predictive analytics, predictive modeling and business analytics.
    • Champions the use of IT solutions and understands the impact to IT of changing requirements and business conditions.
    • Drives budgeting & planning decisions for consistent process and technology solutions for potentially different process, data, analytical and reporting requirements or priorities.
    • Teams with enterprise architecture and platform leads to evaluate, select and implement data mining products, protocols, services, and standards in support of big data/analytics and reporting efforts.
    • Works closely with enterprise architecture and platform leads to understand the technology road-maps and effective life-cycle management of the solutions planned or in use.
    • Assists with Ashland’s prioritization of projects or demand for IT services to ensure IT solutions provide maximum return on investment or brings measurable value to the business.
    • Adheres to Demand Management and other applicable ITIL processes for the optimal use of IT resources and the successful delivery and support of all solutions.
    • Together with other IT teams, ensures an efficient and effective support model exists for Ashland’s technology solutions.
    • Complies with relevant Ashland policies, procedures and internal controls.


    **This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience


    • Must be eligible to work in the US
    • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems; MBA and statistical background is strongly preferred
    • Proven leadership skills and 5+ years management experience influencing senior-level management
    • Expertise in Program Management and managing SAP and other Corporate applications especially in manufacturing industry
    • Demonstrated prior achievements in leading transformational initiatives and effectively influencing stakeholders or resources that report to others
    • Experience designing process, technology, analytical & management reporting solutions as well as developing the business cases and implementation plans to deliver expected results
    • Proven ability to develop and articulate a vision and lead/drive to make the vision a reality
    • Strong analytical and presentation skills to provide thought leadership in analytics and analytical tools & methods
    • Skilled with applying analytical tools for operational advantage or continuous improvement outcomes
    • Strong business acumen and presentation skills to explain technical concepts to business leaders and provide appropriate business context to IT; take the complex and make it simple to understand
    • Managerial Courage to stand alone yet able to learn, develop, accept and champion new ideas


    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2017-6912 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


    NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


    Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit to learn more.


    Ashland. always solving


    We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


    Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


    The Ashland Way


    Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


    Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


    Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


    Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


    Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

    Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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